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Woman holding and talking about seaweed to man and woman in rain gear on a sandy Southeastern Alaskan beach at low tide. Intern leads efforts to encourage respectful harvest practices (9/27/2022) - August marked the end of a summer-long Community Engaged Undergraduate Internship in Petersburg with intern Avery Herrman-Sakamoto and local Alaska Sea Grant agent Sunny Rice. The two worked together for…
man adjusting equipment in a lab Research reveals water conditions increase copper toxicity for three Alaska salmon species (8/31/2022) - A major concern about mine development in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region and in many watersheds throughout Alaska is the potential for toxic waste to contaminate water and threaten world class…
mariculture buoys in a cove Webinar series: Access to capital for mariculture businesses (8/30/2022) - Alaska Sea Grant is hosting a series of free webinars sharing information about sources of capital for starting and expanding mariculture operations. Designed for mariculture farmers, nursery and hatchery operators,…
Photo composite of 2022-2023 Alaska Sea Grant State Fellows 2022–2023 Alaska Sea Grant State Fellows announced (8/25/2022) - Thirteen early-career scientists and professionals have been selected for the 2022–2023 class of Alaska Sea Grant State Fellows. The group comprises the largest fellowship cohort in the program’s history.  The…
a group of people poses in front of a rock Summer programs introduce Southeast Alaska youth to careers in science (8/23/2022) - Marine Advisory agent, Sunny Rice, introduced youth in Kake and Petersburg to science through two collaborative projects in August.  Kake wildlife experience In partnership with the Sustainable Southeast Partnership and…
woman with a red hat UAF student awarded 2022 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship (8/19/2022) - University of Alaska Fairbanks student Genoa Sullaway is one of eight graduate students announced as a 2022 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipient. The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint…
salmon fillets in a yellow plastic bin Leadership training program for seafood processors returns (8/16/2022) - Alaska Sea Grant is inviting applications for the Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute (ASPLI), a professional development program for rising leaders in the seafood processing business. The 80-hour training begins…
woman in red jacket standing in front of a glacier Undergraduate Community Engaged Internship: Selah Judge (8/11/2022) - For a second consecutive summer, Alaska Sea Grant hosted Community Engaged Interns (CEI). The program is coordinated with a national initiative to mentor and train undergraduate students who are interested…
Lindsey Stadler UAF student finalist for prestigious Knauss Fellowship (7/27/2022) - UAF student Lindsey Stadler has been chosen as a finalist in Sea Grant’s prestigious 2023 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. She will join a class of 86 early…
Student artwork encourages clean harbors (7/26/2022) - A new sign at Ninilchik Harbor features the artwork of Kate Hendryx, the winner of a competition inviting Ninilchik School students to illustrate what clean harbors mean to them. The…

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